Wisconsin Life Segment on St. Martin Island
A great video on the ecological importance and history of St. Martin Island. From Wisconsin Life's website: "The Nature Conservancy’s Mike Grimm regularly walks this island sanctuary where most people will never step foot. Mike explores this newly acquired island for the National Fish and Wildlife Service to provide the agency with a complete inventory of migratory bird use of the island and to better understand importance of these islands for migratory birds."
In Wisconsin Segment on Rock Island & Chester Thordarson
A wonderful segment on Rock Island State Park's history and beauty, as well as the life of Chester Thordarson and his impact on the island. From Wisconsin Public Television's description of the video: "This island get-away is described as one of Wisconsin's best kept secrets. Chester Thordarson was an inventor, Icelandic native and amateur botanist who turned his private holdings on Rock Island into a retreat for the rich and famous. A lot of people you'd recognize from the history books came to this remote Wisconsin island to do business with Thordarson."
In Wisconsin Segments on Rock Island's Pottawatomie Lighthouse
This following videos share the magic and history of Rock Island State Park's Pottawatomie Lighthouse - as well as the amazing restoration efforts that were taken to save it. From In Wisconsin's description: "The Pottawatomie Lighthouse was built before Wisconsin was even a state. It was shuttered when modern technology was installed to guide ships through the Rock Island Passage. But with help from the Friends of Rock Island group the lighthouse has been restored and is open for tours."
Door County Today Segment on Rock Island State Park
This video highlights the beauty, history, and recreational amenities on Rock Island. From Door County Today's description: "Rock Island is a place to get back to nature and an activity for the entire family. This 700 acre State Park does not allow vehicles or bikes so your feet are your favorite friend. Find Indian ruins, see the restored lighthouse, enjoy the beach and nature in this historical setting."
Explore the Door Episode on Adventure Rafting Death's Door
In this episode of Explore The Door, host Jon Jarosh takes to the water with Door County Adventure Rafting for a boat tour of the Door County's namesake - Death's Door. This fun video is a great introduction to the lighthouses and shipwrecks of the the Grand Traverse Islands' most famous passage!
Wisconsin Life Segments on Plum Island
The Friends of Plum & Pilot Islands and Women in Preservation are working to restore the historic buildings on Plum Island so that future visitors can appreciate the island’s history and natural beauty. This following videos take you on a tour of Plum Island’s US Life-Saving Station, discuss preservation efforts there, and give you sense of what it's like to be there.